I read reviews on this book on "Good Reads." It sounds like a good book, similar to the writings of Caryle Marney, Elton Trueblood and others back in the 1960's and what became the "Lay Renewal" movement. My wife and I were quite involved and worked with Reid Hardin, Dave Haney, and others. I would suggest those interested in 'lay renewal' to look into Truebloods "Yokefellows." If you can lay your hands on Trueblood's "The Incendiary Fellowship" or "The Company of the Committed" you should read them. The same is true with Carlyle Marney's "Priests To Each Other," and "The Coming Faith." Lyman Coleman's booklets to use in small groups are very good.
The laity are the hope for Christianity in America.
He is wasting his time trying to reform the RCC. Its moto is Sempe Eem, eEver the same. H Grattan Guinness visited the Inguisition (Named The Holy Office) in Riome, with a Baptist Missionary in the late 1800's and asked the Dominican in charge is Rome has changed. The answer was "Rome never changes, as she was in her youth so she is and so she ever will be).
They may be safe for chickens, cows, pigs. But are those same chemicals safe for you when you eat them? That is not settles issue.
My brother worked in a meat packing plant some years ago. To this day he will not eat a hot dog. He simply says, "You don't know what the put in those things."
Perhaps a new thread should be started about how safe is the food we are fed. With all the chemicals and processing that food now undergoes before you buy and eat it.